Friday, March 1, 2024

Cozier’s final innings

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LEGENDARY cricket commentator, writer and television analyst Tony Cozier played his final innings at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens yesterday, where his funeral service was conducted by the Reverend Sir Wes Hall, a former Test fast bowler.

Hundreds of mourners, headed by former West Indies captains Sir Garfield Sobers and Clive Lloyd, the legendary Sir Everton Weekes and Deryck Murray as well as many other former Barbados and West Indies cricketers, officials and journalists, were in attendance.

Former Chief Justice Sir David Simmons, former cabinet minister Sir Richard Cheltenham, Leader of the Opposition, Mia Mottley, and Minister of Sports Stephen Lashley, were among those paying their last respects to Cozier, who was known as the voice of West Indies cricket after following the fortunes of the regional side for over 50 years.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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